The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Java 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Java
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Highlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Highlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 46.15% 28.57% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £295 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +136.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.75 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 - £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 - £16.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands